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Ahern warns of ‘anti-adoption bias’

Source: irishtimes.com The Irish Times – Friday, November 27, 2009 MARIE O’HALLORAN A FORMER minister has suggested there may be an “anti-adoption bias” at senior levels of the Department of Health and of the Health Service Executive. Noel Ahern (FF, Dublin North West) questioned why people were obliged to wait five years to adopt when… Read more »

Romania should withstand pressure to lift ban on international adoptions

Source: euobserver.com RUPERT WOLFE MURRAY 13.11.2009 @ 15:34 CET EUOBSERVER / COMMENT – Ever since Romania prohibited international adoptions in 2001 it has been pressurised by the leaders of France, Italy, Israel, Spain and the US to lift the ban. Behind these politicians are private adoption agencies, adoptive parents and others interested in getting children… Read more »

Denmark to resume child adoption from India

Source: http://www.indiareport.com Tuesday October 9, 2009 New Delhi, Oct 9 (PTI) Denmark has lifted ban on adoption of children from India, four months after it had stopped child adoptions from here in the wake of reports alleging that some of the children could have been abducted. “We have forwarded a report prepared by the Central… Read more »

Who’s against Madge’s adoption plans?

Source: timesofindia.indiatimes.com/  28 Mar 2009, 1246 hrs IST, IANS   A woman wants to stop pop star Madonna from adopting her granddaughter, alleging the singer is “stealing”  The 50-year-old Madonna had almost finalised the 19-month long effort to adopt four-year-old Mercy James, but the child’s grandmother Lucy Chekechiwa is now trying to prevent this, reports thesun.co.uk…. Read more »

Stopp für Adoption

Source:tt.com/tt/tirol/story.csp 24.1.2009 Auslandsadoption: Bei Vermittlungen aus Äthiopien waren gefälschte Dokumente im Spiel – die TT berichtete. Nun wurden Adoptionen aus diesem Land gestoppt.

Child adoption process needs to be transparent

Source: http://ibnlive.in.com Oct 21, 2007 India, Parul Malik, CNN-IBN New Delhi: Misinformation violates the rights of biological parents, of the child and the adoptive parents. And yet adoption is crucial for thousands of destitute children. So it is important to look at solutions that would make the entire process transparent and free from racketeers. Chaya Maria… Read more »

Broken, broken by the “Adoption Mafia’

De Telegraaf, 2 June 2007 The scandal around fifty illegally adopted Indian children is only the tip of the iceberg. Only in recent months similar practices came to light in Sri Lanka and Nepal, where hundreds of children are being channeled for big money to Western (probably Dutch) adoptive parents, pedophile rings and possibly even… Read more »

Cavada and Gibault Are Making a Confusion Between the Romanian Orphans and Goods

Source: Adevarul Date: 2006-11-10 A few MEPs were desperately trying to start again the international scandal regarding the situation of the Romanian orphans and the restart of intercountry adoptions. The MEPs Jean Marie Cavada and Claire Gibault organized a long conference with European public and press which had as title “Towards European policy an adoption”… Read more »

Des Orphelins roumains Une affaire de millions d’euros

(un exposé sur Francois de Combret et son lobby pour les adoptions internationales) Publication: “Saptamana Financiara” (“The Financial Weekly”) Date:lundi October 9, 2006 Type: Investigation / Front page lead Auteur: Robert Veress Image from double page spread (P.4/5)   Nombre d’organisations européennes font un lobby puissant pour la reprise des adoptions internationales Introduction Ce n’est… Read more »

Adoption victim meets her mother after 9 years

Date: 2005-12-25 Source: http://indiapulse.sulekha.com Dec. 25: A 17-year-old girl who was fraudulently given away in adoption when she was eight met her mother after nearly nine years. The meeting was initiated by her adoptive parents, Americans from Alabama in the United States.